Temperance (Cross Spread)


Temperance indicates that you are learning to achieve balance, patience and moderation in your life. You have been able to take the middle road, avoiding extremes and keeping a great sense of tranquility in your life. You have learned to keep calm in situations of great stress. Your temperament will be well balanced and you demonstrate good management and balance in your vision on life.
In relation to others, Temperance represents coordination, adaptation and softening external influences. You are able to work in harmony with others and there is a strengthened level of co-operation in your activities with others. You are able to combine forces and join with others in order to bring it all together.
The Temperance card reflects that you have a clear, long-term vision of what you want to accomplish. You are taking your time to make sure that you do the best job you can. Your inner voice is guiding you kindly to the right outcome and you are patiently listening and following. You have a very balanced perspective on the situation at this time and you are in a very good position to make the right choices.
Temperance can also reflect a period of self-assessment in order to inquire into your priorities. You are now seeking a much greater balance between your inner and outer selves, searching for a higher purpose in life. Throughout this transition, you may also experience a clash between the old and the new you, sometimes feeling confused about which direction you should take and what is really important to you. Looking inward will re-charge you.